The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

January 13, 2017
by Evan-Moor
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Steps to Create a Penguin Unit for Grades 1–4

Penguins are a favorite among students and teachers alike; those cute waddling figures are adorable and fascinating. Create your own unit with a few simple lessons and activities. Incorporate life science, geography, and writing for a cross-curricular unit that will … Continue reading

December 9, 2014
by Evan-Moor
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Looking Ahead to the New Year: Ideas for the First Week of the New Year

What teacher or student doesn’t have some anxiety and sadness when the wonderful December holiday vacation comes to a close and it is time to get back into the routine of school? Be proactive and prepare for that first week … Continue reading